Return Trip

One-Way Fares

Weekday service between South San Francisco and the Harbor Bay


Effective July 1, 2019

Adult $9.40
Adult Clipper Card $8.10
Clipper START program $4.70
Youth (5-18 years), Seniors (65+ yrs), Disabled 1 $4.70
Children under 5 (when accompanied by an adult) FREE
School Groups2 $3.10
Short Hop3 $1.70
Short Hop Senior, Disabled 3 $0.80

These fares are subject to a 3% increase on July 1, 2019, consistent with all other regularly-scheduled WETA services and WETA’s Fiscal Year 2015-2020 Fare Program adopted by the WETA Board in 2015.

1Seniors, persons with disabilities and Medicare cardholders may ride at a discount if they hold a Youth, Senior, or RTC Clipper Card, a Regional Transit Connection Discount Card, Medicare card, Department of Motor Vehicles Disabled Parking Placard Registration, or proof of age 65 or older. To request an RTC Discount Card application, visit the 511 website or call (415) 705-8291. See more information on disabled passenger discounts and fares for personal care attendants.
2 Price per teacher, student or chaperone. To qualify, school groups must call (415) 705-8214
3 One-way between Oakland and Alameda.

Purchasing Tickets

  • Purchase tickets onboard the ferry at time of departure
  • NEW: Mobile ticketing is now available with the Hopthru mobile app. Learn how to buy ferry tickets on your phone.
  • We accept cash, checks, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Commuter Check.
  • Tickets may only be used on the ferry route for which they were originally purchased.
  • Not valid for AT&T Park.
  • Fares subject to change.


The South San Francisco service accepts Clipper Cards.

Clipper Card

Tag On. Tag Off.

1. Tag on by touching your card to the reader at the terminal entry gates.
2. Tag off at the card reader at your destination. Tagging off ensures you are not overcharged for your fare.

Learn more on our Clipper FAQ page.